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Mathematics

Program Summary

The Master of Science in mathematics focuses on one of four specializations. You will spend your time expanding your knowledge and skills in applied mathematics, computational mathematics, mathematics education or pure mathematics.

Graduate Catalog Program Information

Program-Specific Admission Information and Requirements

Affiliated College: College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Degree(s) Offered: M.S. in Mathematical Sciences

Area(s) of Emphasis:

  • Specialization in Pure Mathematics
  • Specialization in Mathematics Education
  • Specialization in Applied Mathematics
  • Specialization in Computational Mathematics

Program Requires GRE: Yes

Letters of Recommendation: 2

University Requirements

Application Deadlines

All application materials must be received by the appropriate deadline below to ensure priority consideration.

Internationals Living Abroad Applicants Residing in the U.S.
Fall May 1 July 15
Spring October 1 December 10
Summer June 1

For More Information

Department of Mathematical Sciences
Watson Hall 320
Program website
gradprog@niu.edu
(815) 753-6775

Director of Graduate Studies:
Jeffrey Thunder
jthunder@niu.edu
(815) 753-0566

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